Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Science in the Public Interest

Statistics Refresher for Resource Management Professionals

Tuesday March 8, 2011  8:00am-5:00pm

- Please notify us if you are interested

Due to insufficient registration, this course has been postponed to a later date.

The Bulkley Valley Research Centre is pleased to host its upcoming Statistics Refresher for Resource Management Professionals workshop, taught by Dr. Carl Schwarz from Simon Fraser University. This workshop will review R software and provide an opportunity to discuss study design and analysis with the instructor.

This course reviews basic sampling and experiment designs used by ecologists to understand exactly what can and cannot be extracted from a set of data, as well as common pitfalls in the analysis of data.

Participants are required to bring a laptop computer loaded with the current version of R software (freeware available at http://www.r-project.org). Morning and afternoon refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Cost is $495 per participant. In order for this course to run, the BVRC must have the minimum number of participants enrolled by Monday, March 7 and payment received by March 11, 2011. Please register as early as possible! Interested participants should register with the BVRC by mail or in person at 1188 Main Street, Smithers (cash or cheque to Bulkley Valley Research Centre). Maximum class size is 20 people.

For more information, please visit Dr. Schwarz??????s website at http://www.stat.sfu.ca/~cschwarz/.